New Vocab: Slander

slan·der
ˈslandər/
nounLaw
noun: slander

1.
the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person’s reputation.
“he is suing the TV network for slander”
a false and malicious spoken statement.
plural noun: slanders
“I’ve had just about all I can stomach of your slanders”
synonyms: defamation (of character), character assassination, calumny, libel; More
scandalmongering, malicious gossip, disparagement, denigration, aspersions, vilification, traducement, obloquy;
lie, slur, smear, false accusation;
informalmudslinging, bad-mouthing, smack talk;
archaiccontumely
“he could sue us for slander”

verb
verb: slander; 3rd person present: slanders; past tense: slandered; past participle: slandered; gerund or present participle: slandering

1.
make false and damaging statements about (someone).
they were accused of slandering the head of state”
synonyms: defame (someone’s character), blacken someone’s name, tell lies about, speak ill/evil of, sully someone’s reputation, libel, smear, cast aspersions on, spread scandal about, besmirch, tarnish, taint; More
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noun

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verb

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n. oral defamation, in which someone tells one or more persons an untruth about another which untruth will harm the reputation of the person defamed. Slander is a civil wrong (tort) and can be the basis for a lawsuit.
Slander legal definition of slander
legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/slander

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